1. Her full name is Neta-Lee Hershlag and later became Natalie Portman & she was born in Jerusalem.
2. Natalie was discovered at the age of 9 at a pizza parlor by a Revlon beauty scout. She turned down the modeling offer to instead focus on acting.
3. She was originally turned down for the role of Mathilda in 1994's "The Professional" because she was too young.
4. She's multi-lingual - she can speak Hebrew, English, French, German, Japanese and Spanish.
5. Natalie has been a a a vegetarian since she was just 8 years old.
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